That time of year

It’s been quite awhile since I posted anything; that’s what happens when you become gainfully employed again (YEAH!). However, I miss my crocheting. Over the past couple of weekends I have been crocheting frantically, working on Christmas gifts for my family. Looks like Christmas will be “extended” for some if I don’t finish my projects […]

So many projects, so little time

Now that I am gainfully employed again I need to learn to budget my time to complete projects and work on my teaching plans. I also need to learn to curb my “surfing” the web in search of patterns.  I got up early this morning and went to http://www.lionbrand.com/ to find patterns using their Homespun yarn […]

Santa’s cookies tradition

Tell me, who (with children) doesn’t leave cookies for the big man? I’ve seen plates with “Cookies for Santa” which is cute but when I found this fillet crochet pattern for a placemat  (from Crochet patterns by Herrshners, November/December 1988, no longer in publication, if interested, let me know and I will figure out a […]

Brrrr!!!! It’s been cold outside

So I decided to make myself a winter cap.  I found this pattern on http://www.yarnspirations.com/pattern/crochet/sheepskin-hat-scarf-mittens and thought it was a unique cap to make but didn’t know for whom I would crochet it.  That was until one day last week when we were walking the dogs and the wind was brutal!  It has warmed up since […]